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An evening with Polk County Supervisor of Elections Lori Edwards

Polk County Supervisor of Elections Lori Edwards will discuss the evolution of voting rights with a special focus on women’s suffrage. Additionally, Edwards will highlight changing trends among Polk County’s voters and a few important reminders about our upcoming Presidential Election. *Registration opens August 24 at  http://whplprograms.eventbrite.com

CANCELED: Calendar Girls

Fridays through Sundays,  Apr 9-26. Written by Tim Firth and composed by Steven Parry. Based on a true story and adapted from the movie of the same name. Visit the Theatre Winter Haven Website for times and tickets on specific days.

CANCELED: Next to Normal

Music by Tom Kitt.  Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey. April 9-12 & 16-19. Thur-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm. In this intense and moving musical, the story centers on a mother who struggles with worsening bipolar disorder and the effects that managing her illness has on her family.  The musical addresses…

CANCELLED: Saving Florida with Leslie Kemp Poole

Award-winning writer, historian and assistant professor at Rollins College, Leslie Kemp Poole, PhD, presents an overview of her book, Saving Florida: Women’s Fight for the Environment in the Twentieth Century. Her Presentation focuses on the role of women and organization such as the Florida Federation of Women’s Clubs, Florida Federation…

Theatre Winter Haven & Ritz Theatre Events are Suspended Through May 9

Patrons, Volunteers, and Partners, I learned this morning that the City of Winter Haven, in conjunction with state officials and local safety and health experts are recommending that events with an audience larger than 250 individuals be suspended effective Monday, March 16, in order to manage the transmission of COVID-19…

Kinky Boots, The Musical

Fridays through Sundays,  Oct 24-Nov 17. Written by Harvey Fierstein. Music & Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper. Tony award-winner for Best Musical in 2013. The musical is based on the 2005 British film Kinky Boots, written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth and mostly inspired by true events, the musical tells…